Astrid THORS : 5th parliamentary term 

Political groups 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Group of the European Liberal, Democrat and Reform Party - Member of the Bureau

National parties 

  • 20-07-1999 / 19-07-2004 : Svenska folkpartiet (Finland)

Chair 

  • 13-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Romania Joint Parliamentary Committee

Vice-Chair 

  • 22-07-1999 / 12-09-1999 : Delegation to the EU-Latvia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 23-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Petitions

Member 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy
  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Petitions
  • 13-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • 13-12-2000 / 29-11-2001 : Temporary committee on human genetics and other new technologies in modern medicine
  • 17-01-2002 / 22-01-2002 : Committee on Petitions
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Consumer Policy
  • 07-02-2002 / 30-04-2004 : Delegation to the EU-Latvia Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 20-11-2003 / 21-04-2004 : Temporary committee on improving safety at sea

Substitute 

  • 21-07-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 29-09-1999 / 14-01-2002 : Delegation to the EU-Lithuania Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • 06-07-2000 / 05-09-2001 : Temporary committee on the Echelon interception system
  • 17-01-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Committee on Legal Affairs and the Internal Market
  • 07-02-2002 / 19-07-2004 : Delegation to the European Economic Area Joint Parliamentary Committee (EEA)

Activities 

Contributions to plenary debates 
Speeches made during the plenary session and written declarations relating to plenary debates. Rules Rule 194 and 162(11)

Vote  
- P5_CRE(2004)04-20(7)  

Reports - as rapporteur 
A rapporteur is appointed in the responsible parliamentary committee to draft a report on proposals of a legislative or budgetary nature, or other issues. In drafting their report, rapporteurs may consult with relevant experts and stakeholders. They are also responsible for the drafting of compromise amendments and negotiations with shadow rapporteurs. Reports adopted at committee level are then examined and voted on in plenary. Rule 52a

Parliamentary questions 
Questions for oral answer with debate may be tabled by a committee, a political group or at least 5% of Parliament’s component Members . The addressees are other EU institutions. The Conference of Presidents decides whether, and in what order, questions are placed on the final draft agenda for a Plenary sitting. Rule 128